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  • October 2017
  • Vol. 18, No. 7

Spotlight on Collaboration and Data Sharing

Read about the important role collaboration in evidence-based practice has in preventing child neglect, an article that examines cross-collaboration between early intervention and child welfare systems in providing services to children with disabilities, an article about a model intervention that promotes infant-caregiver attachment and improved parenting capacity through the collaborative efforts of ancillary services, and a roadmap for strengthening the data linkages between the foster care and education systems to improve educational outcomes for students in foster care.

  • Collaborating to Sustain Evidence-Based Interventions to Reduce Child Neglect
    Child neglect is the most prevalent form of child maltreatment and is responsible for nearly 80 percent of U.S. child welfare fatalities. Typically, evidence-based interventions (EBIs) have been...
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  • Cross-Systems Collaborations Between Early Intervention and Child Welfare Systems
    Children who have disabilities experience a higher risk of maltreatment and often need support from multiple specialized services, such as early intervention services that focus on the development...
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  • Infant-Caregiver Attachment Linked to Improved Child Welfare Outcomes
    A model intervention that promotes infant-caregiver attachment shows promise for improving outcomes for babies and toddlers in the child welfare system, according to a recent article in Child...
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  • Roadmap for Improved Foster Care, Education System Data Sharing
    The Legal Center for Foster Care and Education and the Data Quality Campaign have developed recommendations for strengthening the data linkages between the foster care and education systems to...
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